James H. Fraser, Jr.
Colonel James H. Fraser Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from OCS Class 50 (First and Best) on 18 January 1965. His first duty assignment was as a Trainfire Officer, Post S-3, USA garrison, Fort Meade, Maryland. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant S-3, U.S. Army garrison, Fort Meade, Maryland; Platoon Leader, 272nd Aviation Company (Assault Support Helicopter), Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Section Leader, Platoon Commander, Executive Officer, 147th Assault Support Helicopter Company, Republic of Viet Nam; Commander, 1st Ranger Company (TSB), Florida Ranger Camp, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida;Adjutant and Instructor, Florida Ranger Camp, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida; Chief, Pistol Division, U.S. Army Marksmanship Training Unit, Fort Benning, Georgia; Executive Officer, 196th Helicopter Company (Assault Support Helicopter), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Adjutant, 12th Aviation Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina;Executive Officer, 269th Combat Aviation Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina;Commander, 129th Aviation Company (Assault Helicopter), Fort Bragg, North Carolina;Executive Officer, 269th Combat Aviation Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina ; Course Manager, Counterterrorism and Pre-Command Courses, Directorate of Training and Doctrine, U.S. Army Military Police School, Fort McClellan, Alabama; Chief, Department of Security Operations, U.S. Army Military Police School, Fort McClellan, Alabama; Chief, Terrorism Counteraction Office, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; On-Site Liaison Officer, Tenth Pan American games, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Force Management and Personnel), Indianapolis, Indiana; and Special Advisor to the Director, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, U.S. Department of Treasury, Glynco, Georiga. | Colonel James Fraser is a graduate of the Armed Forces Police Academy, Infantry Officers Candidate School, Basic Airborne School, Ranger Training, Rotary Wing Aviators Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (Resident). | His military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Meritorious Service Medals w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Medal w/ two V devices for valor, Army Commendation Medal w/ 2 Oak Leave Clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal, Viet Nam Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Viet Nam Commendation Medal, Republic of Viet Nam Good Conduct Unit Citation, the Senior Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab, and Distinguished Instructor Badge (USA Military Police School).